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The story of Keiko, the orca from « Free Willy »

It’s one of the most famous orcas in the world. However, its real story is not very well known. This is the true, and moving story of Keiko, the orca from « Free Willy ».

11/03/2019 7:19 AM

7961 comments

  • Rhonda K.
    20 hours

    So sad 😞 he did not know how to live with the pods of orcas because of all the years he was away from the ocean

  • Bianca G.
    a day

    Horrible poor baby

  • Samantha A.
    a day

    Animal trafficking

  • Ben G.
    a day

    This is so sad 😞

  • Michele R.
    a day

    So so sad, too bad people can't leave them in nature where their meant to be

  • Jasmine T.
    a day

    It's surreal watching this, when as a child, I was given a kids book that came from an Oregon zoo....the ending was happy of course but this is the reality 💔

  • Dinar P.
    a day

    I can't believe how the people decide the life of animals how and where to live.

  • Natasha P.
    2 days

    My mamma took me and my brother to visit Free Willy when he was stuck in that awful tank before he passed.... He looked soo sad and miserable in there... And his top fin was all curled under like the mountain on nightmare before Christmas.. :,(

  • Dana J.
    2 days

    They should have left him in the wild to begin with

  • Asya J.
    2 days

    This is sad. Humans are trash.

  • Chequisha C.
    2 days

    😭😭 hij was er niet klaar voor!!

  • Ragnar L.
    3 days

    🐬🥰

  • Tionna K.
    3 days

    It costed that much to release him back to his natural habitat but what gave people the right to take him to begin with, and did it cost that much to make the executive decision to take him from his home ? It’s just sad

  • Vero P.
    3 days

    😞

  • Donna C.
    3 days

    So sad 😞a MAGNIFICENT CREATURE..dam those people who held him capture..

  • Sandra M.
    3 days

    He lived a wonderful life and captivated the world, he lived beyond the average life span if free orcas

  • Penny L.
    3 days

    He should never have been taken to begin with. But it was clear that he wasn't improving in the ocean he should have been kept in a much larger environment made just for him and looked after... His 'free years' sound lonely. 😭

  • Kristen D.
    3 days

    He lived 18 months in the wild swimming w a pod from Iceland to Norway. The misinformation on here is absurd.

  • Kristen D.
    3 days

    WTAF . He wasn’t retuned to just die. He lived several years. He swam from Iceland to Norway w a pod of whales . He ventured out and had experiences. This is the misinformation that ruins everything

  • Dawn L.
    3 days

    Terrible the way these magnificent animals were treat